Coronavirus in the Pacific

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

Barrick accused of planning to illegally export gold The government of Papua New Guinea has threatened to commence criminal proceedings against Barrick Gold. This… Read More

COVID-19 and Solomon Islands: How is the economy holding up?

With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, attention has turned to its impact on the Pacific Islands. In most cases, however,… Read More

Pacific Trade Invest launches a longitudinal survey to monitor COVID-19 impacts on Pacific businesses

Pacific Trade Invest launches a longitudinal survey to monitor Covid-19 impacts on Pacific businesses by Caleb Jarvis for Griffith Asia Institute Read More

Coronavirus in the Pacific: weekly briefing

Here is the latest news about the Covid-19 outbreak across the Pacific, from Dan McGarry and Tess Newton Cain on Wednesday 3 June. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

Major political party in Fiji suspended The largest Opposition party in Fiji has been suspended for a period of 60 days by the Registrar… Read More

Coronavirus in the Pacific: weekly briefing

Here is the latest news about the Covid-19 outbreak across the Pacific, from Dan McGarry and Tess Newton Cain on Wednesday 27 May. The total… Read More

Capacity building and central banking in the Pacific

COVID-19 has no doubt brought back to the policymaking table many lingering, once believed to be settled, issues—much more than the 2007 Global Financial Crisis… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

Former Prime Minister arrested on arrival in PNG Former Prime Minister Peter O’Neill was arrested on his arrival into Port Moresby on Saturday. He was… Read More

Crisis, resilience and agency in the Pacific

“For Vanuatu while the government is giving out its relief supply, people in the communities are mobilising and bringing raw food crops to the people in the affected areas … Read More

Monetary policy statement by the Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea

Mr Loi M Bakani CMG, Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea The spread of Coronavirus, Covid-19, and its adverse impact through the disruption… Read More

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